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An encampment of huts.


(Military) chiefly military a number or group of huts


(ˈhʌt mənt)

an encampment of huts.
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Noun1.hutment - an encampment of huts (chiefly military)
bivouac, camp, cantonment, encampment - temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers; "wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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KARACHI -- A fire that brokeout in a hutment in GulistaneJauhar, block 16 Wednesday morning caused death of a 80 year old woman Allah Wasai.
She was attacked inside the public convenience, which is close to the hutment where she lived with her family.
Irfan, a rickshaw- puller, stays one- room hutment with his mother, three children and wife Noida's Sector 16.
After the failed rape attempt, Shobna's husband Rajneesh and his friend Hansraj, 20, decided to murder Om Prakash at their Adarsh Nagar hutment on May 17," DCP ( north west) N.
The IMD has advised total suspension of fishing operations and suggested moving the coastal hutment dwellers to safer places.
MUMBAy (CyHAN)- A massive fire broke out in a cluster of slums in Mumbai Monday, gutting thousands of hutments, a police official said.
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In an email sent to the state chief minister, chief secretary and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation commissioner (BMC), Galgali said his RTI queries about resettlement revealed that across 25 assembly constituencies of the city's western as well as eastern suburbs, there are 22,483 hutments in 327 hilly areas which are located precariously and need to be shifted urgently.
The deceased, Deepak Raidas, was caught by labourers inside one of their hutments along the Rae Bareli Road in the early hours of Saturday.
Villages / hutments enroute are being cleared by security forces conducting search and clearance operation.
Tenders are invited for Moei And Fans At A Block Mod New Delhi Sh Provision Of Electrical Work In Room No 68 And 68A Office Of Directorate Of Air Logistics Support Dals At A Block Hutments Mod New Delhi
In Ramgarh region, 23 hutments at Koramba and Nawadih panchayats were given way under the fringe effect of Hudhud.